How providers and managers of private capital are approaching agri – in terms of allocation and investment strategy, as well as capital formation – varies greatly. That’s one of a number of themes touched on in this complimentary compendium of global agri-investment developments.
Timber and farmland investments are better able to withstand downturns and are stronger performers than traditional real estate. We investigate the reasons why more investors aren’t committing capital to these asset classes.
With a newly minted fund and a fat Rolodex, Water Asset Management co-heads Disque Deane and Matt Diserio are more than willing to evangelise about investing in the water sector. And, pretty soon, they expect to be preaching to the converted.
To tackle the growing water crisis the world is facing, we need to look for new and innovative ways in which the private sector can help to improve the management and delivery of this precious resource, the IFC’s Jane Jamieson and Vipul Bhagat argue.
Biomass may not generate as many headlines as other renewable sources of energy but those looking at it have found a sector with growth potential, an interesting revenue stream, and solid government support across Europe - especially in the UK.